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Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb, Croatia: Traditions, Culture and Kissing

Zagreb, the capital city of Croatia, is a place which is definitely worth a visit for a day or two. Its cute streets, quirky traditions and lovely restaurants make it a perfect city to get lost in for a day, before continuing to the coastline and those famous beaches. In Zagreb more than anywhere else on this […]

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Bled Slovenia

Bled Slovenia Enchanting Mystical Place

Bled Slovenia Turquoise Lake was outstanding. The place looked as though it was taken from a child’s fantasy: The small turquoise lake with a tiny island and a church on top with a mysterious “wishing bell”, the castle perched on top of a steep mountain, alps and green forest surrounding the villages – 100% fairytale […]

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5 European Cities To Visit If You Love Food!

Food is a big part of travel – it’s a great way of understanding the culture, people and their traditions. These places below are worth visiting for more reasons than just the food, BUT what makes them different is that food alone is a good enough reason to visit – enjoy! Thessaloniki, Greece Thessaloniki is known […]

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Adriatic Coast Best Way To See Island Hopping In Croatia

After the short stay at a apartment in Manchester we set off for the 3 hour flight with Jet2. We had finally arrived in Dubrovnik, Croatia– and we lost two hours via the pesky time difference. We were pretty tired (it was midnight, after all!), so all the boyfriend and I managed to do when we got to […]

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Bled Slovenia: Straight Out Of A Fairy Tale

We knew little to nothing about Slovenia before starting the Europe Train Challenge. It was like a country which had been left in the shade between Austria and Croatia. But very soon all of that changed, and we went from not knowing anything about it to absolutely adoring it! Bled, the small town we went […]

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Venice On A Budget

How To Visit Venice On A Budget

Venice is often referred to as “the sinking city” – a statement which is true, but there is also no major rush to visit before it’s too late, Venice has been sinking for the last 1,000 years. However, at the time they built the city, there was no such thing as global warming or tourists, […]

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Barcelona Spain Why You Must Visit VIDEO

Barcelona Spain Why You Must Visit VIDEO

Barcelona is for most people THE PLACE to visit – shopping, sun, partying – Barcelona really has everything. We both have been there before, and it was great to come back and see everything from a different perspective a few years later. Barcelona vs. Madrid – Which Do You Prefer? We’re in Barcelona now, and we’re going to check […]

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Must Visit Switzerland

Why Budget Travelers Must Visit Switzerland

We have traveled quite a bit in Switzerland, and even lived down there for a couple of months. When “As We Travel” was founded back in 2010, we were living far up in the Swiss Alps in a tiny cute village called Scuol. It’s one of the most beautiful places I have ever been to …set […]

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Travel Know It: Bringing Food From Europe To America

Your first inclination is obvious: “why do I need to worry about bringing food back from Europe? It’s not like I’m visiting any third-world countries it’ll be fine!” Indeed, that’s what many Americans think. Bringing Food From Europe To America The reality is a little more complicated than judging the safety of food importation based on […]

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Paris France Travel VIDEO

Paris France Travel VIDEO Truth and Rumor

Paris France Travel VIDEO Truth and Rumor After rushing through Luxembourg, we really needed a few days rest – but since the crazy city of Paris was next on our route, we didn’t have time to rest … instead we spent a few days exploring Paris. It was great to finally visit all those attraction you had […]

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